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Shannon L. Rountree, Esquire

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Shannon L. Rountree is the founder and owner of the firm. She is a local Floridian who was born and raised in Jupiter, Florida. She earned her undergraduate and law degrees from the University of Florida. Ms. Rountree has handled a variety of legal and appellate issues, including litigation of more than 100 bench and jury trials. With her experience, she has trained and mentored local and statewide attorneys in the areas of evidence and trial strategy. Prior to starting her own practice, she served as an assistant state attorney for the felony division in Palm Beach County and then transitioned to civil practice managing the litigation and administration of probate, trust, guardianship cases at a local probate and trust law firm.

Throughout her career, Ms. Rountree has been featured in Legal Leader's magazine as a top-rated lawyer in South Florida, received Florida Trend's Legal Elite Award recognizing top attorneys, and she been recognized by judges and superior rank law enforcement officers for her professionalism and trial skills. She has an AV rating through Martindale-Hubbell and a Client Champion Platinum rating, which is highest recognition of legal excellence one can receive by their peers and clients.  Click here to see Ms. Rountree's attorney and client reviews.

She has spoken nationally on the prosecution and defense of will contests and recently was featured as a presenter for the Palm Beach County Bar Association Bench Bar Conference in 2022.  She is an active committee member for the Real Property, Probate and Trust Law section of the Florida Bar, where attorneys work collaboratively to analyze evolving legal issues for the purpose of improving the administration of probate and trust law.  In connection with her service on these committees, Ms. Rountree has been tasked to draft legislation which was approved by our Florida Legislature and is currently part of the Florida laws governing probate and guardianship matters. 

Bar Admissions and Memberships

  • Florida 
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • The Florida Bar Young Lawyers section
  • The Florida Bar Trial Lawyers section
  • The Florida Bar Real Property Probate and Trust Law section
  • Probate and Trust Litigation Committee voting member for the Florida Bar  
  • Probate Law Committee voting member for the Florida Bar
  • Trust Law ​Committee voting member for the Florida Bar
  • Guardianship and Power of Attorney Committee voting member for the Florida Bar
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association North County section
  • Palm Beach County Bar Association Young Lawyer section

Education

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, Gainesville, Florida 
  • Juris Doctor, May 2004 
  • Received honors in appellate advocacy & trial practice
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
  • Bachelor of Arts, Environmental Science, May 2001

Speaking engagements

Boyles v. Jimenez Legal Analysis -Challenges to Trust Revocations Based on Undue Influence
Palm Beach County Bar Association
March 2022

Drafting Effective Settlements in Probate and Trust Matters
Florida Bar -Probate and Trust Litigation Committee
February 2015

Taking the First Step-Filing a Probate Estate
National Business Institute
September 2015

Shen v. Parks Legal Analysis and Legislative Update
Palm Beach County Bar Association
March 2014

Legislative Update Estate Planning, Probate & Trust Law
National Business Institute
October 2012

Contesting a Will Common-Causes of Action and Basic Remedies
National Business Institute
October 2011

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